Rail in Wales and the West

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Principality Stadium
Westgate Street
Cardiff
CF10 1NS
United Kingdom

Rail in Wales and the West

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Porterbrook     Porterbrook     Thales

ABOUT RAIL IN WALES AND THE WEST

Our Rail in Wales and the West conference celebrates developments across this extensive area which is steeped in railway history. With the exciting plans in the new Wales and Borders franchise and continuing developments on the Western there is much to reflect on and look forward to.

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SCHEDULE

10.30 Introduction from the chair

10.35 An exciting future for transport in Wales – Julie James MS, Minister for Climate Change, Welsh Government

10.45 Taking TfW Rail forward – Marie Daly, Chief Operating Officer, Transport for Wales

11.05 Modernising the Valley Lines – Nathan Sealy, Regional Engineering Director, Amey Consulting

11.25 Discussion

11.35 Coffee break

12.00 Great Western post-pandemic – Mark Hopwood, Managing Director, Great Western Railway

12.20 Improving the infrastructure – Bill Kelly, Route Director – Wales & Borders, Network Rail  

12.40 Luminate Traffic Management – Gavin Panter, Customer Engagement Director, Resonate

13.00 Discussion

13.10 Lunch  

14.20 Using British Innovation to Transform the Railway – Trish Shanahan, Business Development Director, Thales

14.40 Building a world class testing centre – Andy Doherty, Chief Technical Officer, Global Centre of Railway Excellence

15.00 Restoring Your Railway: the lessons from Okehampton – Christian Irwin, Industry Programme Director for the South West, Network Rail and Matt Barnes, Head of Strategic Service Development, GWR  

15.20 Discussion

15.30 Close

TABLES AND SPONSORSHIP

For delegate places and sponsorship opportunities please contact Contact David Lane on 07795 031051 or dave@davidlanepublishing.co.uk